'Anarcho-Transexual' Hacker Returns with New Scam Site - 2009-03-10

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F12.png 'Anarcho-Transexual' Hacker Returns with New Scam Site March 10, 2009, Owen Thomas, Gawker

Hoan Ton-That, the parodically Left Coast-y San Francisco coder linked to an earlier virus, appears to have resurfaced with a new website, Fastforwarded.com, which aims to coax passwords from users.

The new site appears to be identical, save for the name, to ViddyHo.com, a site which spread via instant messenger. The messages, generated automatically by the ViddyHo worm, promised a video once the user followed a link and logged in using a Gmail username and password. The worm then logged into that user's account and blasted everyone on his or her contact list with new messages.

Ton-That, whose Twitter bio reads "Anarcho-Transexual Afro-Chicano American Feminist Studies Major," runs an iPhone-app startup called HappyAppy. Fastforwarded.com has a copyright notice from HappyAppy on its pages. Here's its FAQ:

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